2019 International Children’s Peace Prize to Improve Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 15 March 2019

The KidsRights Foundation is inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2019, awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights.

The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the children in their environment and even the world.

Prize Information

  • The winner receives the statuette ‘Nkosi’, which shows how a child sets the world in motion.
  • The winner also receives a study and care grant and a worldwide platform to promote his or her ideals and causes to the benefit of children’s rights.
  • Furthermore, a project fund of €100,000 is invested by KidsRights in projects that are closely connected to the winners’ area of work in the country of the winner.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any person or organisation may nominate a child for review by the Expert Committee.
  • An individual boy or girl above 12 years and under 18 years of age; (the child should not be older than 17 years by the time of the nomination deadline)
  • From all over the world;
  • The child must have a clear history of standing up and fighting for the rights of him/herself and other children. It is important that the child has an active approach in accomplishing this goal, which has led to a concrete result;
  • Ability to travel abroad and feeling comfortable communicating with other people;
  • The child agrees to being nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize;
  • The International Children’s Peace Prize cannot be awarded posthumously;
  • Group nominations are possible provided that every individual in the group made a provable effort and co-initiated the activities that resulted in an exceptional difference for the rights of the child and the position of vulnerable children, anywhere in the world. Organizations are not accepted as eligible nominees.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the nomination form via given website.

For more information, please visit https://movement.thekidsrightschangemakers.org/nomination2019

Tips for Applying to the Children’s Peace Prize 2019

  • Avatar Kiaira Ann Mukiri says:

    This is quite good,in relation to the same last Sunday my friends and i stormed in a residence where three children with special needs we locked at home and never school. We bought uniform and sent them to school on Monday. Now they are there waooh!

  • Avatar Kiaira Ann Mukiri says:

    This is great. In line with the children’s right on Sunday we got three children with special needs ,uniformed them,got a school for them and now they are comfortable in school, waooh!

  • Avatar Mamane Boubakar says:

    Very nice initiative! This will surelly contribute to raise global awareness about kids’s right.

  • Avatar BALLA ERIA WILSON says:

    Wow that’s a blessing

  • Avatar Charles mathenge says:

    Iam a pastor and I have a school of needy children in a slum village in Nairobi please assist

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Charles mathenge,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Anyako Caroline says:

    I have passion of working with children i see street children majorly suffer on streets and feel something has to be done about it cause they don’t just move to the streets out of their own will but theirs a factor sending them to sleep in an open roofed house(the streets)Soroti-Uganda

  • Avatar MANDELA WILSON ROBERT says:

    I am in Uganda running an organization called Mansons educates and advocates Uganda with her email as mansonseducatesadvocates.u that advocates for the rights all mostly the CHILDREN allover the country. help us in any form. thanks

  • Avatar Mighereko joseph says:

    Yes indeed all children deserve love andcare

  • Avatar kisembo moses Bahemuka says:

    Very good step.children are suffering quietly.

  • Avatar boambo john says:

    It’s usefull for me, i will apply for it.

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi boambo john,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar joseph fahn sando says:

    Hi my name is Joseph sando am from Liberia, I sing praises to all of you for such a beautiful ideas I hope my country be a part of 2019 program, children are suffering a lot in Africa.

  • Avatar joseph fahn sando says:

    A very good programs for kids, Liberia need such a program, and we are ready to explore this to the rest of the world

  • Avatar AFRICA STREET CHILDREN DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION(ASCDO) says:

    we need to apply but the email is not their could you please send us email

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Dear Friend,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good Luck!

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